Why Top Government Honchos Are Backing Out Of CES Appearances
Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao has cancelled her appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show.
FCC chairman Ajit Pai also cancelled his CES appearances for the second year in a row, and Commissioner Brendan Carr bailed, too.
According to Business Insider, backing out of appearing at the key industry event is due to 'optics.'
In other words, Trump officials don't want to be seen travelling with their staffs to Las Vegas for speaking gigs.